Table 6. Other separations levels and rates by industry and region, seasonally adjusted

Table 6. Other separations levels and rates by industry and region, seasonally adjusted(1)
Industry and region Levels (in thousands) Rates(2)
May
2015
Jan.
2016
Feb.
2016
Mar.
2016
Apr.
2016
May
2016(p)
May
2015
Jan.
2016
Feb.
2016
Mar.
2016
Apr.
2016
May
2016(p)

Total

410 422 397 380 398 390 0.3 0.3 0.3 0.3 0.3 0.3

INDUSTRY

Total private

344 365 332 317 336 331 0.3 0.3 0.3 0.3 0.3 0.3

Mining and logging

5 2 4 4 4 5 0.6 0.3 0.5 0.6 0.6 0.7

Construction(3)

30 11 13 11 20 20 0.5 0.2 0.2 0.2 0.3 0.3

Manufacturing

25 22 29 30 25 22 0.2 0.2 0.2 0.2 0.2 0.2

Durable goods

15 13 15 21 15 12 0.2 0.2 0.2 0.3 0.2 0.2

Nondurable goods(3)

10 9 14 9 10 10 0.2 0.2 0.3 0.2 0.2 0.2

Trade, transportation, and utilities

111 102 113 101 105 95 0.4 0.4 0.4 0.4 0.4 0.3

Wholesale trade

13 8 9 13 12 6 0.2 0.1 0.2 0.2 0.2 0.1

Retail trade

80 69 94 73 78 73 0.5 0.4 0.6 0.5 0.5 0.5

Transportation, warehousing, and utilities(3)

18 24 10 15 15 17 0.3 0.4 0.2 0.3 0.3 0.3

Information(3)

12 16 11 9 12 6 0.5 0.6 0.4 0.3 0.4 0.2

Financial activities

29 47 25 29 28 22 0.4 0.6 0.3 0.3 0.3 0.3

Finance and insurance

23 36 22 21 19 16 0.4 0.6 0.4 0.3 0.3 0.3

Real estate and rental and leasing(3)

6 11 3 8 9 5 0.3 0.5 0.1 0.4 0.4 0.2

Professional and business services

56 61 68 59 61 90 0.3 0.3 0.3 0.3 0.3 0.4

Education and health services

41 61 29 26 36 32 0.2 0.3 0.1 0.1 0.2 0.1

Educational services(3)

5 3 2 2 3 7 0.1 0.1 0.1 0.1 0.1 0.2

Health care and social assistance(3)

37 58 27 24 34 25 0.2 0.3 0.1 0.1 0.2 0.1

Leisure and hospitality

22 34 32 32 39 37 0.1 0.2 0.2 0.2 0.3 0.2

Arts, entertainment, and recreation(3)

3 3 2 4 3 2 0.2 0.1 0.1 0.2 0.1 0.1

Accommodation and food services(3)

19 32 30 29 37 34 0.1 0.2 0.2 0.2 0.3 0.3

Other services(3)

13 8 8 15 5 3 0.2 0.1 0.1 0.3 0.1 0.1

Government

65 56 65 62 63 59 0.3 0.3 0.3 0.3 0.3 0.3

Federal

14 14 18 13 13 8 0.5 0.5 0.7 0.5 0.5 0.3

State and local

51 43 47 49 49 50 0.3 0.2 0.2 0.3 0.3 0.3

State and local education

24 22 22 24 27 26 0.2 0.2 0.2 0.2 0.3 0.3

State and local, excluding education

27 20 24 25 23 24 0.3 0.2 0.3 0.3 0.3 0.3

REGION(4)

Northeast

76 75 46 72 69 57 0.3 0.3 0.2 0.3 0.3 0.2

South

174 151 163 157 168 160 0.3 0.3 0.3 0.3 0.3 0.3

Midwest

73 77 72 84 82 83 0.2 0.2 0.2 0.3 0.3 0.3

West

87 119 116 67 78 90 0.3 0.4 0.4 0.2 0.2 0.3

Footnotes
(1) Other separations are the number of other separations during the entire month.
(2) The other separations rate is the number of other separations during the entire month as a percent of total employment.
(3) No regular seasonal movements could be identified in this series; therefore, identical numbers appear for the unadjusted and seasonally adjusted series.
(4) The states (including the District of Columbia) that comprise the regions are: Northeast: Connecticut, Maine, Massachusetts, New Hampshire, New Jersey, New York, Pennsylvania, Rhode Island, and Vermont; South: Alabama, Arkansas, Delaware, District of Columbia, Florida, Georgia, Kentucky, Louisiana, Maryland, Mississippi, North Carolina, Oklahoma, South Carolina, Tennessee, Texas, Virginia, and West Virginia; Midwest: Illinois, Indiana, Iowa, Kansas, Michigan, Minnesota, Missouri, Nebraska, North Dakota, Ohio, South Dakota, and Wisconsin; West: Alaska, Arizona, California, Colorado, Hawaii, Idaho, Montana, Nevada, New Mexico, Oregon, Utah, Washington, and Wyoming.
(p) Preliminary

NOTE: Levels are rounded to the nearest thousand and rates are rounded to the nearest tenth. Levels and rates may round down to zero.

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Last Modified Date: July 12, 2016